Ukraine’s cadets and juniors win bronze
Ukraine’s junior women’s foil team (Kateryna Budenko, Kristina Petrova, Alina Poloziuk and Olga Sopit) won bronze at the 2021 Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships on April 3-11 in Cairo. The women’s team lost the semifinal against Russia 37-45. Anastasiia Zelentsova tied with Kim So-hui of South Korea for bronze in the junior women’s individual épée event, and Valeriia Prochenko tied for bronze with Dariya Drozd of Russia in the junior women’s individual saber event. Zelentsova lost 11-15 against Jessica Lin of the U.S.A. in the semifinal, and Prochenko lost 13-15 in the semifinal against Hayoung Jeon of South Korea.